PROMISS will help understanding the interactions between malnutrition, appetite, changes in smell / taste, and physical activity among older persons living at home, and will identify older persons’ needs and preferences regarding nutrition and physical activity.

Based on this, it will develop new food concepts and food products which are adapted to older persons’ needs and preferences, and will contribute to improve the quality of care health professionals offer to older persons. It will also make sure that nutrition remains a key aspect of policies aimed to improve active and healthy ageing in Europe.